Through October 19, a total of 2,733,635 cases of dengue have been reported in the Americas, including 1,206 deaths.
Results suggest that even in endemic settings, highly virulent clones can rapidly emerge demanding constant monitoring.
Anthrax is a rare but serious disease that’s caused by Bacillus Anthracis.
Eight viruses isolated from farmed poultry in South China during 2017–2018 were selected as representative strains for further systematic study. Findings suggested that the H9N2 AIVs circulating in poultry recently acquired an enhanced ability to transmit from avian to mammalians, including humans.
Security measures for staff helping to fight health emergencies need to be stepped up urgently, a World Health Organization(WHO) agency official has said.
Researchers presented a novel method for risk assessment based on a two-layer temporal network. The method has the ability to assess the risk of Ebola virus disease spreading. Simulation results from the two-layer temporal network confirmed that reduced physical contact with people while travelling along with other preventive measures decreases the risk of Ebola spreading.
Health officials in Paraíba have reported a 67 percent increase in dengue fever cases in 2019 (17,000 dengue cases, and 54 deaths).
A record-breaking 44,000 people have been infected with dengue in Pakistan in 2019.
Hantavirus has been confirmed by the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department - the first reported case of hantavirus in the area in over six years.
The US Government is funding a project to develop a vaccine for a pneumonia-like disease. The vaccine was effective in a one-month study with mice that found it prevented those treated from contracting melioidosis, a disease caused by contact with bacteria typically found in Puerto Rico, Southeast Asia, and Australia.